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ecological urban design approach to greening the city

Charlotte Sheridan

ecological urban design approach to greening the city

by Charlotte Sheridan

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Published by University College Dublin in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development -- Ireland.,
  • Gardens -- Environmental aspects -- Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (M.R.U.P.) - University College Dublin, 1997.

    StatementCharlotte Sheridan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv,100p.,3 fold. plates :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16825493M

    By there was a body of knowledge on urban nature and a growing interest in an ecological approach to urban design and planning. My own book of , The Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design, reviewed the existing scientific literature, employed Cited by: Urbanization is a defining feature of the modern age, yet the current model of urban development profoundly alters the natural environment, often reducing biodiversity and ultimately threatening human wellbeing. An ecologically based urban planning and design paradigm should consider a more harmonious relationship. Through a systematic literature review of 57 papers, this research identified Cited by: 4.

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    Urbanization is a defining feature of the modern age, yet the current model of urban development profoundly alters the natural environment, often reducing biodiversity and ultimately threatening human wellbeing. An ecologically based urban planning and design paradigm should consider a more harmonious relationship. Through a systematic literature review of 57 papers, this research identified. Ecocriticism is the study of literature and the environment from an interdisciplinary point of view, where literature scholars analyze texts that illustrate environmental concerns and examine the various ways literature treats the subject of nature. It takes an interdisciplinary point of view by analyzing the works of authors, researchers and poets in the context of environmental issues and.


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